Eriochloa distachya

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Eriochloa distachya


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Panicoideae
Tribus: Paniceae
Subtribus: Melinidinae
Genus: Eriochloa
Species: Eriochloa distachya


Eriochloa distachya Kunth, 1816


  • Heterotypic
    • Aglycia distachya Willd. ex Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 37 (1840), pro syn.
    • Alycia distachia Willd. ex Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 66 (1840), pro syn.
    • Helopus brachystachys Trin., Sp. Gram. 3: t. 277 (1829)
    • Paspalum brachystachyum (Trin.) Trin., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math., Seconde Pt. Sci. Nat. 3(2): 133 (1834)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Colombia, Venezuela
    • Regional: Central America
      • Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panamá
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Paraguay

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Additional references[edit]

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.


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